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New federal cybersecurity strategy follows 'overlap, lack of clarity'

The newly announced plan for a federal cybersecurity centre aims to pull together expertise across the government under a single roof, rather than the existing — and somewhat bewildering — alphabet soup of digital protection agencies.

Equifax finds additional 2.4 million impacted by 2017 breach

The company says the additional consumers only had their names and a partial driver's licence number stolen by the attackers, unlike the original 145.5 million Americans who had their Social Security numbers impacted.

Global school security measures vary, but no arming teachers

The U.S. appears to be the only place in the world where some want to arm teachers. Here is a look at school security measures at some countries around the world.
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Calian announces leadership appointments

Calian Group recently announced three executive leadership appointments: Jerry Johnston as Chief Information Officer, Lynn Stevens as Chief Human Resources Officer and Donald Whitty as Vice President, Training. » Read full article
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Webinar replay: consumer technology and commercial disruption

In case you missed it the first time… The webinar originally hosted on Feb. 14 "How will consumer technology disrupt the commercial security market?" is now available in its entirety. » Read More

(ISC)² : 84 per cent of cybersecurity workers open to new opportunities in 2018

(ISC)² recently published the report “Hiring and Retaining Top Cybersecurity Talent,” which reveals low numbers of highly engaged workers and that employers often fail to impress cybersecurity jobseekers and staff. » Read full article

Parents, officials scramble for U.S. school security upgrades

American schools have been stepping up investment in security for years, and many districts have offered assurances about procedures already in place since the Feb. 14 shooting that left 17 dead. But some parents are saying it's just not enough. » Read full article

Time to change perceptions

I want to challenge the security professionals reading this column to identify themselves as risk professionals, and look at how their role can help enable their organizations by identifying and managing risks. » Read full article

Security Career Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: March 7, 2018
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ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: April 11 – 13, 2018
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IAHSS Annual Conference & Expo

Location: Chicago, Il.
Date: April 15 – 18, 2018
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Focus On Manufacturing Security

Location: International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 18, 2018
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 25, 2018
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